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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Odd or strange. Also: Of a particular person, thing, or group; distinctive.

Usage examples (31)
  • Luck has a peculiar habit of favoring those who don't depend on it..
  • A peculiar hobby of stuffing and mounting bats
  • The peculiar character of the Government of the U.S.
  • I use the term peculiar, as expressive of the disorganized manner in which I have been compelled to prosecute the work. for more
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